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Our Iran Strategic Focus (ISF) publication offers, through its combination of reports, an unrivalled depth of insight into the country’s political, economic, and security situation. It is produced monthly by our in-country and in-house teams, and has evolved over a quarter of a century in print. The report guides readers through the internal deliberations and international diplomacy, and suggests what outcomes are likely over the coming years, months, or days. To receive a free copy of ISF then click the button below:

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Iran–Afghan relations

Iran–Afghan relations

The collapse of the Afghan government and ascendance of the Sunni extremist Taliban to power presents strategic challenges to Iran and will test the ability of the new Iranian administration to respond to a regional crisis. For now, Tehran is treading very carefully....

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Transit corridor linking Persian Gulf to the Black Sea

Transit corridor linking Persian Gulf to the Black Sea

Iran has invested substantially in the transit sector over the past decade, in part because of its location as a hub connecting various regions and in part to focus on trade with immediately neighbouring countries. Expanding regional trade requires investment in...

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